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The Gates of Bannerdale

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This book being the 5th in the 'Bannermere' series is also a career story which will make a strong appeal to boys and girls planning their future. It has always been Bill Melbury's ambition to get to Oxford and he knows that his only chance of doing so is to win a scholarship. Penny is determined to get to Oxford too - because she always wants to go where Bill goes. His visit to the university to sit the exam, the attraction of the city, the tension of waiting for the result - back home in the quiet Lakeland village - all are absorbingly told.

The action moves to and fro between Lakeland and Oxford, the authentic modern Oxford, in which the coffee-bar and the duffle-coat have their place with cap and gown, creeper-grown quadrangle and panelled Common Room. The affair of the College silver, and, the relationship between Bill and Penny, lead to suspense and mystery, comic situation and romance. At the same time, readers who wonder what it would be like to go to a university will find here a true-to-life picture of an undergraduate's first year.

Published 1969.

Hardback. Dustjacket with mylar protection covering and not price clipped. Ex-library copy. The edges of the pages are slightly browned, but on the whole the book is in good condition, as the pages are clean and the binding strong.

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Author(s):
Trease, G
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1969
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
164
Publisher:
Heinemann
Title:
The Gates of Bannerdale

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This book being the 5th in the 'Bannermere' series is also a career story which will make a strong appeal to boys and girls planning their future. It has always been Bill Melbury's ambition to get to Oxford and he knows that his only chance of doing so is to win a scholarship. Penny is determined to get to Oxford too - because she always wants to go where Bill goes. His visit to the university to sit the exam, the attraction of the city, the tension of waiting for the result - back home in the quiet Lakeland village - all are absorbingly told.

The action moves to and fro between Lakeland and Oxford, the authentic modern Oxford, in which the coffee-bar and the duffle-coat have their place with cap and gown, creeper-grown quadrangle and panelled Common Room. The affair of the College silver, and, the relationship between Bill and Penny, lead to suspense and mystery, comic situation and romance. At the same time, readers who wonder what it would be like to go to a university will find here a true-to-life picture of an undergraduate's first year.

Published 1969.

Hardback. Dustjacket with mylar protection covering and not price clipped. Ex-library copy. The edges of the pages are slightly browned, but on the whole the book is in good condition, as the pages are clean and the binding strong.

Author(s):
Trease, G
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1969
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
164
Publisher:
Heinemann
Title:
The Gates of Bannerdale

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